Remove pop-up: Way to Get Rid of pop-up Permanently

Remove pop-up

Hey there! I am using Chrome browser where unfortunately pop-up has been invaded and changed default search engine to its own one. Every time of searching anything on the browser, result is being flooded all browser with nasty advertisement. I have doubt as my PC has been infected with virus? Am I right here? What is this? Anyone would you like to guide me for removing pop-up completely from my PC. Thanks in advance. 

Description about pop-up pop-up has been confirmed to be a browser hijacker infection which is able to affect your bowser badly to interrupt you for browsing. It can hijack your all browser including Firefox, Safari, Edge, Chrome etc and make you frustrate by displaying continuously its nasty advertisement on the screen while browse anything. Generally, this virus enters by only taking chance of your doing carelessness activities as after clicking some spam emails, downloading freeware files either multimedia or games files that is downloaded from malicious resources which is actually designed by cyber criminals to deliver harmful virus to destruct many PC all across. 

Once, pop-up invaded on the PC, it can take your all browser to under its control and later start for flooding your browser with numerous nasty advertisement. This virus, makes extension or add-on on so as to corrupt your browser easily  without any obstruction.  Not only that, it can change your browser setting as your default homepage, existing search engine after that while you attempt to search anything on the browser, result will be redirected to unknowns sites that may be malicious to trap you into scam program and deliver other infection that would be sufficient intrusive to destruct your computer completely. Owing to this, your computer will be running weirdly than usual. It may consume your large space of your system resources. You may find your confidential information tracked to the cyber criminals who can misused such information to complete their evil motive that is likely to be big issue as your computer being made unusual for you as well as stolen of lots of money. So, looking such symptoms of pop-up , now you should not have any doubt of this is to be virus and should delete pop-up completely as soon as possible. 

Problems are Caused by pop-up

  • pop-up can slow down your computer poorly.
  • pop-up hijacks your browser and flood with nasty advertisement to annoy you. 
  • It can redirect you to malicious sites for fetching more troubles on the PC.
  • It may steal your sensitive information to generating money.
  • It can consume your CPU by using its large amount of space.


Manual Steps to Remove pop-up From Your Hijacked Browser

Simple Steps To Remove Infection From Your Browser

Set Up or Changes Your Default Search Engine Provider

For Internet Explorer :

1. Launch Internet explorer and click on the Gear icon then to Manage Add-ons.

IE Manage Add-ons

2. Now click on Search Provider tab followed by Find more search providers…

IE Search Providers

3. Now look for your preferred search engine provider for instance Google Search engine.

IE Find More Search Providers

4. Further you need to click on Add to Internet Explorer option appeared on the page. After then tick out the Make this my default search engine provider appeared on the Add Search Provider window and then click on Add button.

IE Add Search Provider

5. Restart Internet explorer to apply the new changes.

For Mozilla :

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and go for the Settings icon (☰) followed by Options from the drop down menu.

Mozilla Settings Options

2. Now you have to tap on Search tab there. And, under Default Search Engine you can choose your desirable search engine provider from the drop down menu and remove pop-up related search providers.

Mozilla Search tab

3. If you want to add another search option into Mozilla Firefox then you can do it by going through Add more search engines… option. It will take you to the Firefox official Add-ons page from where you can choose and install search engine add-ons from their.

Mozilla Add more search engine

4. Once installed you can go back to Search tab and choose your favorite search provider as a default.

For Chrome :

1. Open Chrome and tap on Menu icon (☰) followed by Settings.

Chrome settings

2. Now under Search option you can choose desirable Search engine providers from drop down menu.

Chrome Search option

3. If you want to use another search engine option then you can click on Manage search engines… which opens current list of search engines and other as well. To choose you have to take your cursor on it and then select Make default button appears there followed by Done to close the window.

Chrome other search engine option

Reset Browser Settings to Completely Remove pop-up

For Google Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon (☰) followed by Settings option from the drop down menu.

Chrome settings

2. Now tap Reset settings button.

Reset chrome 1

3. Finally select Reset button again on the dialog box appeared for confirmation.

Reset Chrome 2

For Mozilla Firefox :

1. Click on Settings icon (☰) and then to Open Help Menu option followed by Troubleshooting Information from drop down menu.

Reset Mozilla Firefox 1

2. Now Click on Reset Firefox… on the upper right corner of about:support page and again to Reset Firefox button to confirm the resetting of Mozilla Firefox to delete pop-up completely.

Reset Mozilla Firefox 2

Reset Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Settings Gear icon and then to Internet options.

Reset IE 1

2. Now tap Advanced tab followed by Reset button. Then tick out the Delete personal settings option on the appeared dialog box and further press Reset button to clean pop-up related data completely.

IE Reset 2

3. Once Reset completed click on Close button and restart Internet explorer to apply the changes.

Reset Safari :

1. Click on Edit followed by Reset Safari… from the drop down menu on Safari.

Reset Safari 1

2. Now ensure that all of the options are ticked out in the appeared dialog box and click on Reset button.

Reset Safari 2

Uninstall pop-up and other Suspicious Programs From Control Panel

1. Click on Start menu followed by Control Panel. Then click on Uninstall a program below Programs option.

Control panel Win 7 Vista

2. Further find and Uninstall pop-up and any other unwanted programs from the Control panel.

Programs and Features

Remove Unwanted Toolbars and Extensions Related With pop-up

For Chrome :

1. Tap on Menu (☰) button, hover on tools and then tap on Extension option.

chrome extension 1

2. Now click on Trash icon next to the pop-up related suspicious extensions to remove it.

chrome-extensions 2

For Mozilla Firefox :

1. Click on Menu (☰) button followed by Add-ons.

Mozilla Addon 1

2. Now select the Extensions or Appearance tab in Add-ons Manager window. Then click on Disable button to remove pop-up related extensions.

Mozilla Addon 2

For Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Settings Gear icon and then to Manage add-ons.

IE Extension 1

2. Further tap on Toolbars and Extensions panel and then Disable button to remove pop-up related extensions.

IE Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click on Gear Settings icon followed by Preferences…

Safari extension 1

2. Now tap on Extensions panel and then click on Uninstall button to remove pop-up related extensions.

Safari extension 2

From Opera :

1. Click on Opera icon then hover to Extensions and click Extensions manager.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now click on X button next to unwanted extensions to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

Delete Cookies to Clean Up pop-up Related Data From Different Browsers

Chrome : Click on Menu (☰) → Settings → Show advanced Settings → Clear browsing data.

Clear cookies chrome

Firefox : Tap on Settings (☰) →History →Clear Reset History → check Cookies → Clear Now.

Clear cookies mozilla

Internet Explorer : Click on Tools → Internet options → General tab → Check Cookies and Website data → Delete.

clear cookies Internet explorer

Safari : Click on Settings Gear icon →Preferences → Privacy tab → Remove All Website Data…→ Remove Now button.

safary privacy remove all website data

Manage Security and Privacy Settings in Google Chrome

1. Click on Menu (☰) button followed by Settings.

Chrome settings

2. Tap on Show advanced settings.

Chrome Privacy section

  • Phishing and malware protection : It is enables by default in privacy section. Warns users if detected any suspicious site having phishing or malware threats.
  • SSL certificates and settings : Tap on Manage certificates under HTTPS/SSL section to manage SSL certificates and settings.
  • Web Content settings : Go to Content settings in Privacy section to manage plug-ins, cookies, images, location sharing and JavaScript.

chrome-content settings

3. Now tap close button when done.

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